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Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP)

Patient Navigation Research Program logo The Patient Navigation Research Program aims to develop innovative patient navigation interventions to reduce or eliminate cancer health disparities and test their efficacy and cost-effectiveness. These interventions are designed to decrease the time between a cancer-related abnormal finding, definitive diagnosis, and delivery of quality standard cancer care services.

View the press release.

Read the PNRP Request for Applications (RFA).

Visit the brochure and fact sheet page for information detailing the Patient Navigation Research Program.

View the Patient Navigation Research Program Resource Manual, a manual produced in collaboration with NCIís Office of Education and Special Initiatives, that clusters NCI developed patient education materials (treatment-specific and general cancer support materials) across the cancer continuum to facilitate ease of use by navigators when working with patients facing breast, cervical, prostate or colorectal cancer diagnosis.

Updated: 01/06/12